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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Governor Mike DeWine has signed into law a $465 million bill meant to help lower-income Ohioans pay for rent and mortgages. The new law (HB 167) has widespread support and passed through the Ohio Legislature without opposition. DeWine said it will help Ohioans who are facing eviction because of the pandemic…. Read More
Ages 12 and older are now eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19, the FDA says. But when and where, and what about younger kids? You have questions. We have answers.
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 5,200 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after six were reported Tuesday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on May 11, 2021. Analysis of ODH data indicates the new cases involved two people 40-49, two people 60-69, one person… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former nursing assistant has been sentenced to seven consecutive terms of life in prison for injecting seven elderly veterans with fatal doses of insulin. Reta Mays was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Clarksburg, West Virginia. Mays didn’t say why she did it before being sentenced on seven counts of… Read More
NBC says it will not broadcast the 2022 Golden Globe awards show — following an explosive investigative report from the LA Times alleging unethical actions from the group that bestows the awards.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Treasury Department said Monday that Ohio will receive nearly $5.4 billion in aid as part of Democratic President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, with another $6.6 billion going directly to counties, cities and townships. It’s part of the $350 billion program created under the American Rescue Plan to… Read More
Christine “Cricket” Masson graduated from Ohio University in 1982 ATHENS, OH – Christine “Cricket” Masson has been working in her current role at Maryland Public Television (MPT) for more than 20 years, but her public media career actually started at WOUB in the early 1980s. “My career has come full circle,” said Masson. “WOUB was… Read More
One of The Most Influential Religious Leaders of the 20th Century: “Billy Graham” on AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, May 17 at 9 pm
American Experience Billy Graham Premieres Monday, May 17, 2021 on PBS Explore the Life of One of the Most Influential Religious Leaders of the 20th Century American Experience presents Billy Graham, a new documentary that explores the life and career of one of the best-known and most influential religious leaders of the 20th… Read More